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Reservoirs in South Australia to Visit with Kids

Reservoir Reserves Open for Public Access in South Australia for a Fun Family Day Out.
Some of South Australia’s reservoirs are now much more accessible and feature scenic walking and cycling trails, or access for kayaking and fishing. Other reservoirs offer amazing views and picnic areas. 
Many reservoirs are located within a one hour drive from Adelaide […]

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Wilfred Taylor Reserve Nature Playspace is OPEN | Morphett Vale | Review

Explore the largest nature-based playspace in Adelaide’s south, at Wilfred Taylor Reserve.
By Brooke Hendry
Parents – load up that picnic basket and get ready for a treat! Wilfred Taylor Reserve, in Morphett Vale, is now open. Families, go in and roam, explore and play at what is now the largest nature-based playspace in the south of […]

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SK8 Girls Beginners Skateboarding Session | St Clair Skate Park | 6 Jul 2020

[ July 16, 2020; ]
SK8 Girls Beginners Skateboarding Session
**SOLD OUT**
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a girls only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
 
Suitable for girls aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this girls only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet […]

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SK8 Boys Beginners Skateboarding Session | St Clair Skate Park | 9 Jul 2020

[ July 9, 2020; ]
SK8 Boys Beginners Skateboarding Session
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a boys only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
Suitable for boys aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this boys only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet and […]

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Development of Morton Road Sports & Community Hub | Christie Downs | Commencing 2021

Development of Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs
The Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation (RRSF) and the City of Onkaparinga have teamed up with the state government and the local community to deliver a multi-million dollar sports and recreation hub in Adelaide’s south.
The $3.1 million Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs […]

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Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path | Gawler to Port Adelaide

Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path – Second Section Now Open
The second section of the Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path which runs alongside the Northern Connector motorway has now opened. This means people are now able to ride their bike, or walk, from Gawler to Port Adelaide (all off road).
The final section of the […]

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Angaston to Nuriootpa Track | Cycle the Barossa Valley

Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley.  With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]

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Hiking & Biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve | Review

Hiking and biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve – Review
Sea views and quarry cliff faces are just a few of the things you’ll encounter at this reserve along the Mitcham Trail Network. 
by Carla Caruso
There is nothing better than discovering new places to explore near home – and Randell Park Reserve is one I recently added […]

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Kurangga Park BMX Track – Adelaide

Kurangga Park BMX Bike Track
Located at the corner of Unley Road & Greenhill Rd, Adelaide at Blue Gum Park / Kurangga (Park 20)
For some families, it’s not as easy (or safe) for kids to just jump on their bikes and ride off down the street anymore like we did as kids (back in the old… […]

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Mountain Bike Trail | Barossa Adventure Station | Angaston

Angaston Mountain Bike Trail at Barossa Adventure Station
A one-way 1km trail in the heart of the Barossa, the loop incorporates a range of fun features such as rollers, berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge to improve your riding skills.
TrailScapes completed the design and construction of the Angaston Mountain Bike Trail for The Barossa Council […]

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#rideburnside | Free Pump Track | Burnside Council | Opens 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to February 22, 2021. ]
New #rideburnside Free Pump Track
The City of Burnside has a new ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which opens Saturday 29 February 2020.
The pump track has arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre and will remain there until 15 June 2020, before moving on to the next location.  

The pump track is a […]

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Tangari Trails Opening Jam | Woodcroft | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; ]
Tangari Trails Opening Jam in Woodcroft
Young BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts will love the new dirt jump site at Tangari Regional Park, located on the corner of Pine and Pimpala Roads at Woodcroft.
A project combining the City of Onkaparinga and the local community, the council responded when they noticed the community had been maintaining the jumps and […]

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Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park | Bike Riding in Mt Barker

Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park in Mt Barker
The Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park is a collaboration between Lanser, the Mount Barker District Council and TrailScapes, providing a comprehensive network of outdoor mountain bike trails to suit all ages and riding abilities.
Adelaide company Trailscapes is an international trail builder with an impressive portfolio of projects, and […]

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Goolwa Skate Park Pump Track

Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]

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Mount Compass Recreation Park – Bike Park & Pump Track | Now Open | Oct 2019

The Mount Compass Recreation Park Bike Park & Pump Track is now open
The Mount Compass Recreation Park incorporates a state of the art skate park, pumping new BMX track and open play space for families to enjoy.
Above the impressive skate park bowl there is a sheltered spectator viewing area, including picnic table to overlook the spills, […]

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Felixstow Reserve | Natural Playspace | Review

Felixstow Reserve
Review by Susannah Marks
The first thing that impressed me about Felixstow Reserve was the tranquility.  Not in a Bonnie Doon “how’s the serenity?” way, but because of the feeling of being miles from the city and in and amongst nature. It’s a really lovely spot for a wander, or a big gathering.
Felixstow Reserve was […]

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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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West Beach Skate Park Comp | 7 Oct 2018

[ October 7, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
West Beach Skate Park Comp
Go down to the West Beach Skate Park on Sunday 7 October 2018 and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX.
The Skate Park League competitions are community based grass-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together. All competitors will go in the draw to win one of […]

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New Mountain Bike Trails | O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park | Opens Dec 2017

O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park’s New Mountain Bike Trails
The new mountain bike trails at O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park are now open, just in time for the Summer school holidays.
O’Halloran Hill boasts a new range of mountain bike trails suitable for all abilities.  The trails are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced.
You can cycle your way through […]

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Ridge Park | Open Space, Playgrounds and Outdoor Recreation | Myrtle Bank | Review

Ridge Park Myrtle Bank
The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.

At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball […]

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Official Opening of Modbury Skate Plaza | 12 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Official opening of Modbury Skate Plaza on Saturday 12 August 2017.
The Modbury Sporting Hub Skate Plaza will be officially opened on Saturday 12 August 2017. This event includes professional scooter, BMX and skateboard demonstrations as well as live music by ‘Da Klinic’. Food and drink will be available for purchase and the new skate plaza […]

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Avenue Road Reserve Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park | NEW Playground Upgrade | Review

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park – New Playground Upgrade June 2017
The City of Mitcham’s fun new playground upgrade means there’s something to interest all ages
Tucked away on a suburban street in Cumberland Park, this is a great place to go to let the kids run off steam. It’s a fabulous open space the whole family can enjoy and […]

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Shepherds Hill Recreation Park | Nature Play SA Park of the Month | May 2017

Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the […]

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Cobbler Creek Recreation Park New Playground & Pedler’s Paddock Bike Trails | Review

Cobbler Creek Playground Review
Cobbler Creek Recreation Park has had a huge revamp and as part of the $1M upgrade it includes a fabulous new playground and bike trails.
Corner of Bridge Rd & Smith Rd, Salisbury East (between Salisbury & Golden Grove) approx. 19 km north of Adelaide CBD.
At Play & Go we do not add […]

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Amy Gillett Bikeway | Bike Riding | Review

A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills. 
**Editors Note : 9 June 2020: Although the bike track remains open and the track undamaged, some sections of fencing from Charleston to […]

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Room to Roam Free | Victoria Park Loop | Review

Victoria Park Loop
We are so fortunate in Adelaide to have acres and acres of safe, open space on the edge of the city free for us to use each and every day.  The Park Lands Trail is an Adelaide City Council project that so far features 27km of pathways designed for use by walkers, runners […]

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Victoria Park Fitness Trails – Sweat Course | Adelaide Park Lands

Victoria Park Fitness Trails
Along the Park Lands Trail in the north west area of Victoria Park, a short stroll from Hutt Street, is a linear fitness trail numbered from 1 to 8 incorporating multiple exercise elements.  From sit ups to hurdles, the ‘Sweat Course’ has permanent outdoor fixtures suitable for a range of abilities and […]

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River Torrens Linear Park Bike Ride | A Leisurely Trail

River Torrens Linear Park Bike Ride
If you are looking for somewhere safe to go bike riding as a family, or just want somewhere quiet and relaxing to push the pram away from the traffic, then make your way to a section of the Linear Park Trail and hit the pavement.
From north-east of the city in […]

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Thorndon Park Reserve | Open Space & Shade | Review

Thorndon Park Reserve
Thorndon Park Reserve in Paradise is a huge park with much to offer. Set around the old reservoir you will find picturesque walking trails through the natural wetlands and you could take along bikes and scooters to roam around on too. There are plenty of ducks and other wildlife to spot.

The playground offers […]

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